Year: 2020

TFCA Election Results

The Texas Foster Care Association’s (TFCA) Election Committee reports the following information related to the 2020 Board of Directors Election: According to the by-laws, the TFCA membership had the opportunity to consider candidates for the positions of First Vice President and Regional Foster Parent Representatives from regions 2, 4, 6A, 6B, 8, and 10. The […]

DFPS Publishes a Series of Reports

Rider 8 Report on Human Resources Management Plan provides an update on the development of a plan to improve employee morale and retention. Rider 15 Report on Community-Based Care presents performance measures identified by the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) to allow for comparative analysis between the legacy foster care and Community-Based Care systems. Also see […]

A New Vision For DFPS – From Commissioner Jaime Masters

Family Preservation and the Family First Prevention Services Act  It is critically important that we support families and prevent abuse and neglectbefore it occurs. This requires intense intervention – especially now, with many families under stress and isolated. To elevate and strengthen DFPS’ focus on family preservation, the Prevention and Early Intervention division (PEI) is being […]

Fostering Education from Home

WEBINARS Fostering Education from Home Part I: Research Informed Strategies that Help Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT Fostering Education from Home Part II: Applying Strategies in the Real World Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT With children out of school and at home, caregivers have been asked […]